Personal characteristics and skills required (operating department practice)

This page has information on the personal characteristics and skills needed for operating department practice (ODP). 

Skills needed to be a operating department practitioner include:

Values and behaviours

If you're applying for a role either directly in the NHS or in an organisation that provides NHS services, you'll be asked to show how you think the values of the NHS Constitution apply in your everyday work. The same will be true if you are applying for a university course funded by the NHS. 

Find out more about NHS values

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